Maryland Blog Posts

The Baltimore City Council investigates sewage floods

November 27, 2019

"Raw sewage is bad for human health - this is universal." -Chris Heaney, Associate Professor for Environmental Health and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University


Mold in housing in Baltimore City

November 26, 2019

On November 12, the Baltimore City Council held an informational hearing about mold in housing in Baltimore City.

"Closed Means Closed:" the 311 system in Baltimore City and pollution

November 11, 2019

On Thursday October 22 at 2:00 pm, I attended the Baltimore City Council committee’s hearing on

Touring the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant

October 23, 2019
On October 15th, I visited the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant on a tour with Baltimore Heritage.

A Confusing Week for Baltimore's Plastic Bag Ban

October 15, 2019

On Monday October 7 at 1:00 pm, I attended the Baltimore City Council Judiciary Committee's work session on the Plastic Bag Reduction Bill (

MDE listens to stories about "A Geyser of Human Waste"

October 3, 2019

On September 30, 2019, the Maryland Department of Environment held a meeting on the growing concerns surrounding the effectiveness of the “Baltimore City Building Backup Expedited Reimbursement Pil